The "Best of Largo" Awards is a contest that runs concurrent with Largo Small Business Month in November. The City of Largo sponsored the awards in collaboration with Tampa Bay Newspapers. The awards are a fun way to recognize readers' favorite Largo businesses and celebrate the stories of the winning entrepreneurs.
Readers of the Largo Leader participate by casting a vote in four categories. The winners are announced at the end of November and a feature story regarding each winning business is run in the paper.The 2020 winners were:
•Thrift Shop of Largo located at 12499 Seminole Blvd, winner of best retail business •Joella's Hot Chicken located at 10150 Ulmerton Rd, winner of the best restaurant category (tied for first place) •Suzi's Restaurant located at 1555 East Bay Dr, winner of the best restaurant category (tied for first place) •Mouse's Sunset Tattoo located at 624 East Bay Dr, winner of the best business and services category\\•A-Premier Lawn Care and Landscaping LLC, winner of the best home-based business category.